McGehee, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 3,824 (92% urban, 8% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.3%
 
Males: 1,830  (47.9%)
Females: 1,994  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

35.0 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 71654, 71670.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $24,349 (it was $21,909 in 2000)
McGehee:

$24,349
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,698 (it was $14,191 in 2000)

McGehee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $69,835 (it was $46,200 in 2000)
McGehee:

$69,835
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $77,713; detached houses: $81,132; mobile homes: $12,651

Median gross rent in 2017: $449.

March 2019 cost of living index in McGehee: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 43.0%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.4% for Black residents, 71.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 47.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in McGehee, AR (2010)
    • 2,08849.5%White alone
    • 1,94346.1%Black alone
    • 1152.7%Hispanic
    • 340.8%Two or more races
    • 170.4%American Indian alone
    • 180.4%Asian alone
    • 40.09%Other race alone

Races in McGehee detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in McGehee, Arkansas as of August 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in McGehee is 365 to 1.


Crime rates in McGehee by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(22.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.2)
1
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.9)
1
(25.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(22.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.7)
4
(104.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(72.2)
2
(49.7)
1
(24.9)
4
(100.5)
7
(181.1)
3
(79.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(48.7)
3
(77.2)
1
(26.2)
1
(23.5)
3
(72.2)
2
(49.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(457.0)
12
(280.3)
6
(146.2)
45
(1,157)
89
(2,329)
50
(1,176)
22
(529.2)
53
(1,317)
41
(1,020)
16
(402.0)
38
(982.9)
6
(158.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(434.2)
31
(724.1)
48
(1,169)
38
(977.4)
70
(1,832)
40
(941.0)
43
(1,034)
111
(2,758)
48
(1,194)
36
(904.5)
55
(1,423)
21
(556.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
55
(1,257)
67
(1,565)
88
(2,144)
97
(2,495)
94
(2,460)
80
(1,882)
111
(2,670)
68
(1,690)
104
(2,588)
84
(2,111)
95
(2,457)
44
(1,166)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(22.9)
2
(46.7)
2
(48.7)
6
(154.3)
11
(287.9)
4
(94.1)
5
(120.3)
2
(49.7)
1
(24.9)
7
(175.9)
2
(51.7)
2
(53.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(45.7)
0
(0.0)
10
(243.6)
3
(77.2)
1
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(48.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(74.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)237.9173.1215.3455.8859.5438.0374.1582.8462.8380.4543.5193.1

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Crime rate in McGehee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 25 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (9.1%), English (4.7%), German (3.0%), European (1.2%), African (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 144 feet

Land area: 6.42 square miles.

Population density: 596 people per square mile   (low).

McGehee, Arkansas map

52 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $566 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $422 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (54.5 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (131.3 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (317.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Reed, AR (2.5 miles ),
Tillar, AR (2.6 miles ),
Dermott, AR (2.7 miles ),
Arkansas City, AR (3.3 miles ),
Winchester, AR (3.4 miles),
Jerome, AR (4.0 miles),
Dumas, AR (4.3 miles ),
Watson, AR (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 33.63 N, Longitude: 91.39 W

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in McGehee, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in McGehee, AR in 2017
McGehee satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $56,600
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $76,800
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $199,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2013: 36 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $237,500
Number of permits per 10,000 McGehee, AR residents
Average permit cost in McGehee, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Historical population in McGehee, AR
Historical housing units in McGehee, AR
Most common industries in McGehee, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.9%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Paper (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.8%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Paper (9.0%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Paper (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in McGehee, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (10.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Child care workers (4.8%)

Average climate in McGehee, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

McGehee-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the McGehee city center injured 48 people and caused $4 million in damages.

On 4/17/1978, a category F4 tornado 25.1 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McGehee-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 151.8 miles away from McGehee center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 116.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 118.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 221.8 miles away from McGehee center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 146.8 miles away from McGehee center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 188.8 miles away from McGehee center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Desha County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
McGehee topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in McGehee:

  • HOSPICE CARE FOUNDATION, INC (515 HOLLY STREET)
  • MCGEHEE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 900 SOUTH THIRD STREET)
  • LEISURE LODGE INC MCGEHEE (700 WESTWOOD DRIVE)
  • SOUTHERN HERITAGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (700 MARK DRIVE)
  • PINE BLUFF DIALYSIS - KIDNEY CTR OF MCGEHEE (610 WEST HOLLY ST)
  • SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS HOME HEALTH AGENCY (901 SOUTH THIRD STREET)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McGehee:

  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 25 miles; Monticello, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,130)
  • Delta State University (about 39 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 53 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 56 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 62 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 65 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 86 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)

Public high school in McGehee:

  • MCGEHEE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1902 E ASH ST, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in McGehee:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in McGehee: Delta Country Club (A), McGehee Police Department (B), McGehee Fire And Emergency Medical Services (C), McGehee Fire Department Station 2 (D), McGehee Fire and Emergency Medical Services (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in McGehee include: Union Chapel (A), First Baptist Church (B), Church of God (C), Chickasaw Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Bates Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in McGehee include: Wiley A McGehee Park (1), Stephens Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Caldwell Jones - Basketball player, Seth J. McKee - General, Charles Jones (basketball, born 1957) - Basketball player, Major Jones - Basketball player, Nancy A. Collins - (born 1959), writer.

Desha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in McGehee and their reported violations in the past:

MC GEHEE WATERWORKS (Population served: 4,386, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2013)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.6%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.4%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in McGehee in 2000:

  • 82 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

For population 15 years and over in McGehee:

Marital status in McGehee, AR
  • Never married: 35.1%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

For population 25 years and over in McGehee:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - McGehee
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for McGehee, AR (based on Desha County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,17332
Black Protestant1,38010
Mainline Protestant8567
Catholic822
Other341
None4,483-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Here:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Desha County:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.0%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.6%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
McGehee:

47.6%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.2%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.0%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
McGehee:

13.3%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
McGehee:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
McGehee:

36.0%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.4%
State:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.3%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of McGehee, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Correction 9$12,666$16,8880$0
Other Government Administration 8$6,072$9,1080$0
Police - Other 7$12,655$21,6941$1,763
Solid Waste Management 7$11,891$20,3853$4,437
Police Protection - Officers 6$17,681$35,3622$1,705
Health 5$23,649$56,7586$5,599
Judicial and Legal 4$6,267$18,8010$0
Streets and Highways 4$8,423$25,2690$0
Firefighters 3$9,637$38,5480$0
Financial Administration 2$4,406$26,4360$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,346$16,1520$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 19$1,116
Totals for Government 56$114,693$24,57731$14,620

McGehee government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $5,000 ($1.31)
    Air Transportation: $4,000 ($1.05)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,177,000 ($307.79)
    Health - Other: $461,000 ($120.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $443,000 ($115.85)
    Central Staff Services: $361,000 ($94.40)
    Water Utilities: $333,000 ($87.08)
    Sewerage: $332,000 ($86.82)
    Financial Administration: $308,000 ($80.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $293,000 ($76.62)
    Regular Highways: $264,000 ($69.04)
    Correctional Institutions: $158,000 ($41.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $93,000 ($24.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000 ($7.32)
    Air Transportation: $15,000 ($3.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $131,000 ($34.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $43,000 ($11.24)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($5.75)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,246,000 ($587.34)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $89,000 ($23.27)

McGehee government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $453,000 ($118.46)
    Other: $438,000 ($114.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $173,000 ($45.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000 ($12.03)
    Air Transportation: $40,000 ($10.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $81,000 ($21.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $563,000 ($147.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $653,000 ($170.76)
    General Revenue - Other: $133,000 ($34.78)
    Rents: $28,000 ($7.32)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($6.54)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($1.05)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($0.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $435,000 ($113.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $181,000 ($47.33)
    Highways: $49,000 ($12.81)
    Health and Hospitals: $13,000 ($3.40)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,194,000 ($573.74)
    Public Utilities Sales: $245,000 ($64.07)
    Property: $151,000 ($39.49)

McGehee government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,870,000 ($1273.54)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,558,000 ($1191.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $312,000 ($81.59)

McGehee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,149,000 ($561.98)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $411,000 ($107.48)

5.31% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($28,344 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Drew County, AR  0.85% ($34,229 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, AR  0.61% ($15,280)
from Chicot County, AR  0.54% ($22,182)
Businesses in McGehee, AR
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Subway1
H&R Block1Walmart1
SONIC Drive-In1

Strongest AM radio stations in McGehee:

  • KVSA (1220 AM; 1 kW; MCGEHEE, AR; Owner: SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS,INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGVM (1260 AM; 2 kW; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: MID-AMERICA BROADCASTING COMPANY,INC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in McGehee:

  • KRKD (105.7 FM; DERMOTT, AR; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • KXSA-FM (103.1 FM; DERMOTT, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KHBM-FM (93.7 FM; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDMS (100.7 FM; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: MID-AMERICA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KAFN (102.5 FM; GOULD, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIQQ (102.3 FM; LELAND, MS; Owner: THE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KUUZ (95.9 FM; LAKE VILLAGE, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KGPQ (99.9 FM; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around McGehee:

  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • WXVT (Channel 15; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
McGehee fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of McGehee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 384ft / 117mTotal length
  • $4,228,000Total costs
  • 62,813Total average daily traffic
  • 4,066Total average daily truck traffic
  • 54,314Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in McGehee, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for McGehee, AR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in McGehee)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in McGehee, AR)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • MCGEHEE, S End Of Beach St (Lat: 33.622028 Lon: -91.400944), Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WPJE863,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6760.62 MHz, Grant Date: 10/16/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 09/03/1998, Phone: (202) 223-9222
  • mcgar-hwy-165-Z, Hwy165mcgar (Lat: 33.630306 Lon: -91.383111), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQPJ839,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/07/2012, Expiration Date: 06/07/2022, Certifier: Richey Goldberg, Registrant: Deltastream, LLC, 272 James Asbury Dr., Nw, Cleveland, TN 37321, Phone: (423) 664-9500
  • mcgar-1ststreet-Z, 1ststmcgar (Lat: 33.630722 Lon: -91.396556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 39.9 m, Call Sign: WQPM631,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21275.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/28/2012, Expiration Date: 06/28/2022, Certifier: Richey Goldberg, Registrant: Deltastream, LLC, 272 James Asbury Dr., Nw, Cleveland, TN 37321, Phone: (423) 664-9500
  • mcgar-1ststreet-A, Pammcgar Tower (Lat: 33.633417 Lon: -91.417583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46.9 m, Call Sign: WQPM632,
    Assigned Frequencies: 22475.0 MHz, 22525.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/28/2012, Expiration Date: 06/28/2022, Certifier: Richey Goldberg, Registrant: Deltastream, LLC, 272 James Asbury Dr., Nw, Cleveland, TN 37321, Phone: (423) 664-9500
  • McGehee, 605 W Oak St (Lat: 33.626972 Lon: -91.402472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.5 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQUV492,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2014, Expiration Date: 10/23/2024, Certifier: Mark L Stevenson Mr., Registrant: Nexus Systems Inc., 363 Venable Lane, Monroe, LA 71203, Phone: (318) 323-5578, Email:
  • McGehee Tower, 3313-1901 Holly St (Lat: 33.633583 Lon: -91.417583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 48 m, Overall height: 49 m, Call Sign: WRCS559,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/26/2018, Expiration Date: 12/26/2028, Certifier: Marie Censoplano, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • Near Mcgehee (Lat: 33.621944 Lon: -91.400833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 104 m, Call Sign: KNKS218,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.412 MHz, Grant Date: 05/21/2019, Expiration Date: 04/01/2029, Certifier: Pete Jones, Registrant: Page Plus, Inc., 4101 N. Classen Blvd. Suite D, Oklahoma City, OK 73118, Phone: (405) 521-8688, Fax: (405) 521-9705, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KD5JOA, Licensee ID: L00220398, Grant Date: 06/10/2010, Expiration Date: 06/10/2020, Certifier: Clinton A Mote, Registrant: Clinton A Mote, 103 Katie Cir, Mcgehee, AR 71654
  • Call Sign: KE5SGB, Licensee ID: L01363154, Grant Date: 01/28/2008, Expiration Date: 01/28/2018, Certifier: Mike R Morgan, Registrant: Mike R Morgan, Mcgehee, AR 71654
  • Call Sign: KE5SJR, Licensee ID: L01364035, Grant Date: 11/07/2018, Expiration Date: 11/07/2028, Certifier: Teresa K Morgan, Registrant: Teresa K Morgan, Mcgehee, AR 71654
  • Call Sign: KE5SJX, Licensee ID: L01364041, Grant Date: 11/13/2017, Expiration Date: 01/30/2028, Certifier: Buck D Champ, Registrant: Buck D Champ, 430 Friedman St, Mcgehee, AR 71654

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER J5A (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 77 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 27059 , Serial Number: 5-22, Year manufactured: 1940, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 07/11/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Confederate Air Inc, Po Box 746, Mcgehee, AR 71654
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 28032 , Serial Number: 4531, Year manufactured: 1940, Certificate Issue Date: 09/04/1962
    Registrant (Partnership): Joe Knoll, 23 Wolfe Dr, Mcgehee, AR 71654, Other Owners: Wiley Avery
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3677Z , Serial Number: 18-7404, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 06/15/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 03/24/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Doyle B Sims, 1107 Crooked Bayou Dr, Mcgehee, AR 71654
  • Aircraft: PURDY DONNIE R AVID MARK IV (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 648P , Serial Number: 1344D, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 11/18/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 07/11/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Donnie R Purdy, 1402 Highway 65 S, Mcgehee, AR 71654
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-802A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-65AG (1300 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 8040L , Serial Number: 802A-0706, Year manufactured: 2017, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/2017, Certificate Issue Date: 09/27/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Precision Air LLC, Po Box 987, Mcgehee, AR 71654
  • Aircraft: CALLAIR A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8249H , Serial Number: 1122, Year manufactured: 1965
    Registrant (Individual): George Mcneely, , Mcgehee, AR 00000
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/04/2017

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 16. The highest number of fire incidents - 33 took place in 2008, and the least - 1 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in McGehee, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (70.9%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (14.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in McGehee, AR
    • 16170.9%Structure Fires
    • 3214.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3214.1%Outside Fires
    • 20.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for McGehee, AR
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in McGehee, AR
  • 47.3%Utility gas
  • 45.4%Electricity
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in McGehee, AR
  • 59.5%Utility gas
  • 40.5%Electricity


McGehee compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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